Revolution, Terrorism or Civil Disobedience gone Global?

In these modern times, our world seems to be walking backwards, repeating history over and over again, now including peaceful Canada. Not only has it been tested, but it has forever altered how we see ourselves as "peacekeeping" Canadians. No longer can we say that terrorism is something that happens "over‎ there": in Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, the United Kingdom, the United States. We are now a part of that unfortunate list. Is this a statement of truth or a reactionary opinion … [Read more...]

Barbara Marx Hubbard, Visions of a Universal Humanity

Barbara Marx Hubbard is a global ambassador for the conscious evolution movement. She is also a prolific author, visionary, social innovator, evolutionary thinker and educator. She is the co-founder and president of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. Barbara is also the producer and narrator of the award-winning documentary series entitled Humanity Ascending: A New Way through Together. Barbara has been called “the voice for conscious evolution of our time” by Deepak Chopra. Along … [Read more...]

Libyan Women Taking Action for Leadership

One of the challenges facing Libya as it builds democracy following the fall of the Muammar Qadhafi regime is the reform of the security sector.[ wananchi wa Libya washerehekea] The Voice of Libyan Women is celebrating at our Women’s Center in Zawia today for an event for Mother & Children of Martyrs. Please come and join us in the celebration starting at 2:30 PM. The event is for women and children only.There is a contest for the best poem and art piece representing “The Power of Women.” The … [Read more...]

Positive Change and Progress in the Status of Women

  THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE WORLD TODAY     Since the early days of the Industrial Revolution, women in Europe and North America have made considerable progress towards equality with men, although much remains still to be done. Of course, the industrialization of Western countries at first had not improved the status of women, but had degraded them even further by exploiting them and their children in factories as cheap labor. In the preceding relatively prosperous … [Read more...]

“A Vindication of the Rights of Women,” Mary Wollstonecraft

"A Vindication of the Rights of Women"   A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the 18th-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the 18th century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have an education commensurate with their position in … [Read more...]

The 100th Anniversary of China’s 1911 Revolution – May 20th, 2011

'Dawn of Modern China' The Brookings Institute presents .... The 100th Anniversary of China’s 1911 Revolution and the Significance of the Republic of China Event Summary 2011 marks the centennial of China’s October 1911 Revolution, a landmark event which ended China’s imperial era and unleashed a host of changes upon Chinese society and the world which continue to reverberate today. The Republic of China (ROC) was established in the wake of the revolution as a new, … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Forced Virginity Tests

  WOMEN of our WORLD Take Action!  Forced Virginity Tests in Africa, India and Middle East ... isn't this IMMORAL in itself, as there is zero dignity or respect in the action. Can you imagine being forced to have virginity tests and then if it turns out that you are not a virgin, you would be charged with prostitution? Seems far fetched and downright ridiculous but this is the reality for Egyptian protesters. Amnesty International has today called on the Egyptian authorities to … [Read more...]

Women Taking Action at Frontline in Mideast Protests!

    Women Taking Action!         Women Step to Frontline in Mideast Protests     Women's political gains will be a litmus test for fledgling governments in Egypt, Tunisia, and Bahrain, says Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock without wi-fi for the past month, you know the world has witnessed waves of political change in the Middle East. On February 11, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak relinquished control of the country to the military, and stepped … [Read more...]

WFP – Celebrate The Good News On Malnutrition!

    The Good News On Malnutrition There’s plenty of bad news about malnutrition, starting with the fact that one in three children in the developing world suffers from chronic undernutrition and is stunted as a result. But there is good news too.     ROME--Here are five reasons to be optimistic about our chances of winning the battle against child undernutrition:   1. We have the science There’s no lack of knowledge nowadays. We know that if you can ensure babies are nourished properly in … [Read more...]

Women – The Fenty Administration has launched the "Rubber Revolution DC"

    CLICK HERE: The District Starts a "Rubber Revolution" to Increase Condom Use   Washington, DC - The Fenty Administration has launched the "Rubber Revolution DC", a new campaign to promote condom use. The campaign will feature a new web site, text messaging, ads on radio, newspapers, Metro and the Internet, as well as offer educational materials.     Questions about this service?    support@govdelivery.com Other inquiries?    Contact HHS       … [Read more...]

Women – The Fenty Administration has launched the “Rubber Revolution DC”

    CLICK HERE: The District Starts a "Rubber Revolution" to Increase Condom Use   Washington, DC - The Fenty Administration has launched the "Rubber Revolution DC", a new campaign to promote condom use. The campaign will feature a new web site, text messaging, ads on radio, newspapers, Metro and the Internet, as well as offer educational materials.     Questions about this service?    support@govdelivery.com Other inquiries?    Contact HHS       … [Read more...]

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